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CNBC
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am EST
stronger than expected. it rose in january, current conditions 108 versus the expectations of 107. euro/dollar is about 1% higher on the back of that news. the ifo institute, current conditions, 108. headline index, 104.2 versus 103. ross, what do you make of it? >> well, you can see what's going on with the euro there, 134. let's get more from finland. good to see you, alex. thanks indeed for joining us. the defense here that we're no longer in crisis fighting mode, the question as we look at data in germany, the question is whether we've made a fundamental turn, a fundamental change and whether things are temporary. >> i certainly hope we've made a fundamental turn. if this crisis is 100 steps, i'd say we are about 60 steps down the road. now, really, we have the fundamental institutional things in place. so that has calmed down the markets. what we now need is political stability. i think the italian election is one thing and the second thing we need in europe more than anything else is -- >> yeah. we thought stabilizing the crisis in terms of the bond spreads playing out was hard. g
PBS
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm PST
of the two firms say they made a deal for 150 million euros. that's over $200 million. philips officials have also spun off their television business to a joint venture with a taiwanese firm. now, funai electric plans to maintain the philips brand and expand sales to emerging economies in asia and south america. >>> one of japan's major oil wholesalers will join forces with a canadian gas firm. idemitsu-kosan announced it will build a liquefied natural gas plant in canada with altagas. executives at idemitsu said tuesday the two firms agreed to form a joint venture. the new plant will be built on the west coast of canada. they plan to start shipping 2 million tons of lng annually to japan and other countries as early as in 2017. the executives say the lng will have a price advantage as it will be produced at canadian market prices. shipping costs will be lower because of geographical closeness compared with sourcing from the middle east and the u.s. east coast. demand for lng has been rising in japan since the nuclear accident in fukushima. that's because it's the main fuel used for thermal p
CNBC
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am EST
. >> japan is facing a $255 million euro loss for philips. >>> cutting a key interest rate by 25 basis point is the bank of india. >>> and the boj is keeping tune rate until there's a significant drop in unloimt. >>> and ahead of today's parliamentary hearing, italy's economic mip sister takes grilli takes center stage. >>> all right. reunited. back together. >> so nice. >> you know that song? >> i sang that to you the last time. we've had a couple of reunions and a series of time spent apart. >> how are things sthp. >> they are great here. how was davos? >> so far, gone, in the distant memory. don't worry about it for another year. plenty to worry about today, though. >> korea. >> on today's show, plenty of good stuff coming up. we're going to be in madrid as the prime minister is reportedly releasing a plan to relief some of the pain of austerity. >> then it's south korean steel giant posco reporting quarterly earnings today. we'll have the latest live from seoul at 10:15. and it's day one of the fomc meeting. economists are awaiting more clues from the stimulus program. we'll be live in n
CNBC
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
policy response generally to the european union, the euro project, i should say. we have the euro group separately meeting. we have this little issue of cypress. in terms of gdp, it's little. politically, though, it could be much more significant. tie this altogether for us. how important is an essential change of power in germany to these continued effort to resolve the crisis in cypress or other member states? >> i think the key issue is that germany is a big importer from spain, italy and the periphery. if the german numbers weaken, we'll see that later in a periphery. >> especially through spain. >> ultimately, this is really an economic story. the periphery are a lagging indicator of what's going on in germany. my concern is sooner or later, these peripheral equity may start to be under pressure again. what are your positions on debt? >> i think at this stage we're still comfortable with the core. the reason, there's probably another risk off take his. whatever the reason behind it, it tends to protect the periphery, not the core. for example, france continues to perform very, very
CNBC
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am EST
, disappointing industrial production numbers in spain and the uk. but the euro is at a nine-month high this morning. we begin with the s&p, a five-year high. a lot riding on bank earnings. the report's not perfect. american express joining the list of financials that are cutting jobs. >>> best buy's troubles continue. they're not the only retailer under pressure this morning. jcpenney capping a bad week. >>> boeing under official view as a probe is taken on the plane. a cracked inshield and oil leak. >>> remember a cheaper iphone? a top apple executive said forget it. the company continues to focus on china. >>> we'll kick off with wells fargo, kicking off q4 results. the lending business came in a little bit lower than many analysts expecting. the numbers coming out after american express announced plans to cut 5,400 jobs and the s&p closed at fresh five-year highs. jim, it's been said, wfc, probably the most important report of the week. what kind of grade do we give it? >> the whisper was they weren't going to do this anyway. i don't know anyone would think they would -- people were
CNBC
Jan 23, 2013 4:00am EST
worried about the euro, the fiscal cliff, saw it as a safe currency. with the rest of the world stabilizing everyone's looking at the u.k.'s underlying fundamentals, no growth, lack of competitiveness, banks talking about weaker sterling. sterling looks vulnerable. >> what happens with the government's finances? the ocd's come out said public spending for 2012, 49% of gdp. it was 49.6% 2011. it was supposed to go down, it went up. >> the gdp numbers were much weaker than expected. we thought there would be a decent recovery in activity. it's than public spending overshot, it's that gdp has undershot. from the ratio point of view you've ended up with a higher level of public spending. >> when you talk it weakness in sterling, what is hsbc saying -- >> against 1.8150. not a huge fall but sterling is one of the weakest of the -- generally soft currencies over the next few months. >> before you go, let's move away from the u.k. just give us your -- your general view of how 2013's going to shape out on a global economy. >> it's a great rotation in the sense that i think we'll see a d
PBS
Jan 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
market expectations. taking a look at the euro against the yen, that's quoted at 118.29-32. let's take a look at stocks now. tokyo share prices are lower. as the yen is gaining ground. the nikkei average trading at 10,651. that is a loss of a little over half a percent from tuesday's close. market sources say investors are selling many stocks but especially export-related issues, and that is due to the yen's strength as well as the fact that the b.o.j.'s measures were almost as anticipated. okay. in other asian markets we are seeing seoul regain that 2,000 level. it is up by 1/5 of a percent at the moment. taking a look at australia, the benchmark index is trading higher by a third of a percent at 4,794. >>> well, the japanese government plans to help the ship-building industry in the northeast region which was hit by the march 2011 disaster. the government plans to subsidize ship builders when they jointly build facilities such as dry docks. the subsidies will cover 2/3 of the cost. in the earthquake and ensuing tsunami 37 ship-yards along the pacific coast were severely damaged. infr
PBS
Jan 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
. the euro is trading higher against the yen. let's take a look at other markets in the asia pacific. the kospi is trading lower and in australia the benchmark index is trading higher at 4,724. >>> chinese drivers are steering clear of new cars. directors reported a 5.3% drop over the previous year with less than 1.2 million units sold. toyota registered their first declining sell since entering china ten years ago. sales at honda shrank too. mazda's dropped by 12.9%. the japanese government nationalized the senkaku islands in the east china sea. china and taiwan claimed the islands and it pushed consumers to boycott products. here is a recap of markets. >>> five men appeared in in a new delhi court monday. the men have been charged with raping a 23-year-old woman on a bus. they threw her from the vehicle. she died two weeks later in the hospital. the men heard the charges without defense lawyers present. many lawyers are avoiding the case because of the scale of public outrage at the crime. the trial is expected to be closed to public and media. protesters have been demanding harsh
WHUT
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am EST
fraud now cost europe 1.5 billion euros a year. criminals are hacking into businesses and stealing from individuals too. >> all around the world, cyberattacks are hitting the head lines. >> threats can come from anywhere in the world. but today comes a warning that cybercriminals may find a particularly easy base in africa. >> i think what you see in africa, when you see the technological development increase, you also see that african organized criminals and european organized criminals, they set off bases there where the infrastructure is, and also might be a weaker legal system. >> foreign computer fraudsters will be a major target at the new european cyber-crime center, or e.c. 3 that opens today in the hague. >> this is an example of microcamera used by camera. >> detectives here know many of the tricks of the trade, such as hidden mobile phones which transmit details of pin codes after filming them through tiny holes. they've also built a cage, a room that wire signals can't penetrate. this prevents criminals from moving data remotely from devices which may contain evidence of fra
PBS
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
through kidnapping for ransom. they've made more than $30 million euros after kidnapping french citizens because the french will pay for the nationals to come back. up until this point, they hadn't taken an american hostage and now they have at least three. >> so they would view perhaps mali as the next afghanistan or having the possibility of being the next afghanistan before 9/11 when in fact it was a haven for al qaeda. >> there are parallels there because in some ways, you know as one u.s. official said to me half jokingly it's the world's worst neighborhood. you have islamic extrialists, you have al qaeda through aqim, you have drug traffickers up there in the north of mali. and you have just rebels who want some independence to split the country in two. so in that mix you have that worry that you can create within the chaos a command and control center. like what you saw al qaeda do through the taliban in afghanistan. so that's the fear that it can become a launch pad. >> rose: on another matter finally, when dow expect the secretary of state to testify about ben gazee-- ben gaddee
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
for that meeting. we are in a moment where everything seems to convict on the euro crisis. the amount of money on the tivo keeps shrinking. the sense of generosity is shrinking and we've seen, since to decimate the financial crisis, ever greater dependency on one sowers, the united states government, which is now i think about 60% of support for international hav effort. what does this mean for you in terms of trying to court may tickle the response? >> i think it's very important. peter said something. he said the world is changing. 10 years ago when we were talking about elements, africa was nowhere. every office seeks 7%, even highest growth rate for thanking god that 15%. we're not talking about emerging nation, china, presale is a key player in the new global government system. so for me, what is important today is what we are trying to push us to share responsibility, saying the world is changing. the development paradigm we have been using until now. so what we are trying to push a spring and different players. we have been able to work with the chinese and the chinese now are paying fo
FOX Business
Jan 22, 2013 11:00am EST
and copilot in the apache helicopter. the 20th euro this returning later this week. those are your headlines. back to you. cheryl: thank you very much. december existing home sales missing estimates for 160,000 houses sold, but that is a lot of optimism on the ground. a new survey shows realtors expect much better sales in 2013. joining me now with details in a fox business exclusive interview, coldwell banker ceo, budge huskey. let's talk about these numbers come existing home sales. what do you make of the drop in december and the optimism about 2013? >> if you look at the month over month drop, that is typical seasonality. far more relevant are the year-over-year figures. december this past year 2012, 2011 sales up an even more significant than that is what happened to median home prices is quoted by the national association of realtors up 11% year over year. inventory dropping to 4.4 months versus what is assumed to be equilibrium at six months, it is creating an environment of optimism we're seeing reflected in the survey from our agents. cheryl: money is basically free, inventory is lo
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
,000 euros or about $5,000 in restitution. >>gretchen: new york top cop ray kelly wants to put fake pill bottles in pharmacies with real supplies to track robbers. >>eric: our fears over the flu, widespread flu outbreak getting out of hand? at least one new york city youth sports group is discouraging kids from giving high fives and fist bumps. the manhattan soccer club sent parents an e-mail warning them the safest thing to do instead is to touch elbows. elbow-five bump. i agree with that. i like that idea, elbow bump. >>gretchen: in big groups over the weekend they were telling people don't shake hands. >>steve: it will be interesting to see if the catholic church suspends signs of peace during the cold or flu season. check out this video from glendale, arizona. a family making the most of the chilly weather, turning their frozen pool into a hockey rink. it wasn't thick enough to stand on but they were able to pass the puck. maria molina joins us now. maria, it is not frozen everywhere like it is there in arizona, but it is chilly in the middle. >>maria: very cold out west. we have tem
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
is the country, remember, that started all of these euro headaches and there's more problems here in january. mass transit strike now in its 8th day. subways, buses, snarling traffic in athens and elsewhere. the workers are protesting salary cuts which have been put in place by the government, again part of austerity moves there. the government today stepping in, branding the strikes illegal and threatening to throw those workers into jail. that is causing more problems with the unions. greece, too, martha, is showing some gains. they're reducing their deficit but again, with more problems. as well, a desperate economic situation in greece. it's got people organizing, bartering systems because they have no more cash. and it is driving extremists to more violence. just in the past week, a shopping mall in athens hit by a many toing. another year, martha. martha: rough stuff. greg, thank you. bill: changing of the guard only moments away from a senate confirmation hearing for senator john kerry, the man expected to be our next secretary of state. we're live in washington. guess who will be in
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
, are truly concerned that the department of defense is having way too much sway tensions of euros for foreign policy, not only in africa but especially in africa. the africa union met this week. top on the agenda is jobs. it's an economic livelihood for primarily young people who are like a wonderful students at howard, graduating and tells the prospects for jobs. and i think there's a concern that the u.s. in its foreign policy as was many other countries, france and others, are really shifting to emphasize more militaries and military as a means to security. when many see jobs and stable economies as a means to security and stability. so i think that the concerns are many. the concerns around africom standing up in 2008 at a time when africa actually surpassed the middle east of the supply oil to the united states come at a concern that u.s. interest in africa's oil and other vital resources is the true rationale for africom, as was countering china in the african theater. where china is increasing its influence. so i think the concerns were heightened before africom established, but concer
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 7:00am EST
. these are all measured in dollars. when there is a sense of crisis in the currency, whether they are euros or dollars, large investors are looking for their value. where is their value out there? where can they put their currencies? if you look back to 2008 -- that was when we saw the first major spike in the price of global food. we saw a sense that we cannot want to put money in equities. real estate was tanking. the debt market was tanking. where do we put all of this cash we are sitting on? in commodities. a bunch of academic studies came out same commodities were a legitimate form of asset allocation. instead of just putting our money in stocks and bonds and mutual funds, now you will see a lot of money managers allocating assets into commodities. this is only possible through newfangled derivatives through wall street, electronically traded funds. that is the way food becomes an asset in your portfolio. the problem is that those asset allocations and those newfangled derivatives have an inflationary effect on the price of food globally. host: here is the first call for you from georg
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 2:00am EST
everything seems to convict on the euro crisis. the amount of money on the tivo keeps shrinking. the sense of generosity is shrinking and we've seen, since to decimate the financial crisis, ever greater dependency on one sowers, the united states government, which is now i think about 60% of support for international hav effort. what does this mean for you in terms of trying to court may tickle the response? >> i think it's very important. peter said something. he said the world is changing. 10 years ago when we were talking about elements, africa was nowhere. every office seeks 7%, even highest growth rate for thanking god that 15%. we're not talking about emerging nation, china, presale is a key player in the new global government system. so for me, what is important today is what we are trying to push us to share responsibility, saying the world is changing. the development paradigm we have been using until now. so what we are trying to push a spring and different players. we have been able to work with the chinese and the chinese now are paying for their own is response, which is very
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